THE RITZ-CARLTON, KAPALUA

1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA
Phone:  +1 (808) 669-6200   •  Map & Directions
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Ambassadors Adult and Family



ADULT AND FAMILY PROGRAMS

CITIES UNDER THE SEA – Snorkel/Underwater Photography – 2-1⁄2 hours
$89 per guest/$79 per child under 15
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Explore the living communities of fish, coral and algae as our naturalists guide you on an interpretive and exciting snorkel. Capture these images with underwater digital cameras and create memories to last a lifetime.

COASTAL WALK AND TIDE POOL EXPLORATION “Ke’ala ola”- The Path of Life– 2 hours
$49 per guest /$39 per child under 15 
Tuesday and Thursday – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Adventure the Kapalua Coastal Trail with our naturalists as we visit a few of Maui’s treasures that include the coastal tide pools and some of the most beautiful weathered rock formations.

MAUNALEI MAGIC – Hike Exploration – 2-1⁄2 hours
$79 per guest /$69 per child under 15
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Trained hike leaders share their knowledge of Hawaii’s natural and cultural history while they interpret the geological formation and the biological speciation of the Hawaiian Islands. Guests also experience a cultural perspective as they are told of life in old Hawaii, and how the native people learned to thrive in harmony with nature.

STAND-UP PADDLING – “Ku papa he’e nalu” – 2 hours
$129 per guest
Offered daily – 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Polynesians had the ability to “walk upon the water” by using their technology and skills upon surfboards and canoes. Test your skills while our naturalists describe the coral reefs below, home to the Hawaiian “honu” – the green sea turtle. *72-hour cancellation policy applies

SEA KAYAK COASTAL TOUR – 3 hours
$149 per guest/Minimum age requirement 10
Offered Daily – 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Enjoy spectacular offshore views of the West Maui Mountains while snorkeling alongside pristine coastline. Expert naturalists will interpret your surroundings as you kayak and snorkel above crystal clear waters, colorful coral reefs, and some of Maui’s sea creatures, including the Hawaiian “honu”- the green sea turtle. *72-hour cancellation policy applies

OUTRIGGER CANOE ADVENTURE – 3 hours
$159 per guest
Offered Daily – 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Let one of our guides share their knowledge of the Hawaiian culture onboard a Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe! The modern 45-foot long Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe or Wa‘a is perfect for individuals, small groups, families and children wanting a unique cultural experience while on Maui! Enjoy this very special adventure and snorkel over pristine coral reefs and among the Green Hawaiian Sea Turtle, “honu”. *72 hour cancellation policy applies

Seasonal Whale Watching - Seasonal – December 15 through April 15
Zodiac Whale Watch Expedition, $99 per person Minimum age requirement 5
Available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday beginning December 15 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Join us on an exclusive, intimate whale watching adventure. Get up close and personal with Maui’s most famous visitor, the Humpback Whale. Each year, these gentle giants make mammoth journeys between their feeding and breeding sites. In this off-shore habitat we will explore an underwater world beyond imagination, filled with discovery and mystery. Our fast, safe and comfortable Zodiac ensures that every seat is front row, offering a premium viewing experience. Listen to live whale song with our hydrophone as you prepare for the optimum photo opportunities. Our ultimate whale watch includes expert narration by naturalists promising quality, accuracy and integrity. Climb aboard and enjoy nature's splendor and discover how we as Ambassadors can protect this wondrous creature.

For further information, please contact Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Center at (808) 665-7292. 

EXTENDED HOURS

Extended hours are available for participants of our programs. If desired, lunch and/or dinner can be provided for an additional charge to the guest. Please contact Ambassadors of the Environment for more information.

Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of program.

Ambassadors of the Environment can also plan private excursions, memorable birthday parties and unique family outings.